EDI with suppliers

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Electronic data interchange is the basis for successful communication between supplier and customer.

ZF offers direct EDI connection or an WebEDI solution on the SupplyOn marketplace.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Parameter Data Sheet
The Parameter Data Sheet contains the technical connection-parameters of ZF. Fill in the Parameter Data Sheet for each of your concerned plants and bring this form into the onboarding-process.

The OFTP2-Certificate is available here


ZF Friedrichshafen AG Division A (former TRW)

Parameter Data Sheet
For the EDI-connection to the plants of former TRW Automotive, now ZF Friedrichshafen AG, please use this Parameter Data Sheet.

The OFTP2-Certificate is available here.



For a detailed overview of all the plants and their EDI parameters, see the ZF plant code list here.



Here you will find the current EDI-guidelines. The guidelines are available as PDF-download.


Global DESADV Validator

Send your test message as .txt attachment by e-mail to NFA.Inyvqngvba@ms.pbz . After a few minutes you will receive a validation report back which helps you to improve the quality of your shipping notes.

The subject of that mail must be: format=ZF_DESADV_07A lang=EN


If you have technical questions please contact our global EDI Team: